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Sun-blocking volcanic eruptions partly explain the ‘global warming pause’

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) – Small volcanic eruptions help explain a hiatus in global warming this century by dimming sunlight and offsetting a rise in emissions of heat-trapping gases to record highs, a study showed on Sunday. Eruptions of at least 17 volcanoes since 2000, including Nabro…